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By Nathan Skolski on August 10, 2020
A sustainable, non-toxic and high-performance water-repellent fabric has long been the holy grail of outdoor enthusiasts and clothing companies alike.
By Patty Wellborn on July 16, 2020
Acting like an invisible force field, a new liquid coating being developed by UBC Okanagan researchers may provide an extra layer of protection for front-line workers.
By Christine Zeindler on June 30, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan aims to improve the efficiency and cost associated with charging electric vehicles.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.
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By Christine Zeindler on June 1, 2020
UBC Okanagan alumnus, Ephraim Nowak has mobilized his Kelowna company to produce more than 1,000 face shields per day in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2020
Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Engineering, Southern Medical Program, Spotlight
By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2020
With the goal of eliminating brownouts and blackouts, new research from UBC’s Okanagan School of Engineering is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids.
By Patty Wellborn on February 6, 2020
It’s only a matter of time before breath detection devices, targeting drivers who are too high to drive, will be in the hands of enforcement agencies.
By Patty Wellborn on February 5, 2020
During a typical Canadian winter, snow accumulation and melt—combined with sudden rainfalls—can lead to bottlenecks in storm drains that can cause flooding. Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have been examining urban stormwater drainage systems, and they too have concerns about the resilience of many urban drainage systems.
By Patty Wellborn on August 8, 2019
A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency.